Isn't conventional police enforcement sufficient?

Enforcing traffic laws in dense urban areas by traditional means poses special difficulties and dangers for police who, in most cases, must follow a violating vehicle through a red light to stop it. This can endanger other motorists and pedestrians. Also, communities such as San Leandro do not have the resources to allow police officers to patrol intersections as often as needed to ticket all red light runners. Camera programs work around the clock and free police to focus on other enforcement needs.

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1. Do major U.S. cities use red light cameras?
2. Do red light cameras unreasonably violate privacy?
3. Does someone review the citations before they are issued?
4. Does the American public support the use of red light cameras?
5. Is red light running a serious problem?
6. Isn't conventional police enforcement sufficient?
7. What is red light running?
8. What safety benefits do red light cameras provide?
9. Who runs red lights and why?